EARLY RELEASE — Wonder Woman: Goddess of Fictional and Actual Wars

We are pleased to make available a preview of our Third Space essay on the 2017 film, Wonder Woman [1] . This essay will be published in Volume 14:2 of JMEWS, a themed issue on decolonizing sex and sexuality. It has not yet undergone copy editing by Duke University...

Congratulations to 2017 AMEWS Book Award winner, Hanan Hammad!

Hanan Hammad, Industrial Sexualities: Gender, Urbanization, and Social Transformation in Egypt (University of Texas Press 2016) The first prize winner of AMEWS’s 2017 book award is Industrial Sexualities by Hanan Hammad. In ways not yet tackled in the filed, the book...

JMEWS Vol. 3:3 is now available!

We are pleased to announce that a new issue of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies is now available online! Volume 13:3 includes four original articles on the theme "Borders and Margins," prefaced by Sara Smith. It features beautiful cover artwork by Rania...

Call for Papers: Popular Culture

The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies invites gender and sexuality scholars working in any discipline or interdisciplinary area in the interpretive social sciences and humanities to submit area-focused manuscripts of no more than 10,000 words on any topic related...

JMEWS Vol. 13:2 is now available!

We are pleased to announce that Volume 13:2 of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies is now available online! Vol. 13:2 features beautiful cover artwork by Pınar Yoldaş, five new articles with a themed section on "Gendered and Sexual Mobilities," and a photo...

Special Forum: Trump’s Presidency and Middle East Women’s Studies

We are pleased to make available a preview of JMEWS special forum on Donald Trump's presidency and its implications for Middle East Women's Studies. These eight essays will be published in Volume 13:3 of JMEWS, a themed issue on the gender and sexuality of borders and...

New Duke Press Blog Post by Editor Banu Gökarıksel!

Check out a new Duke Press blog post by editor Banu Gökarıksel: Feminist perspectives on the 2016 military coup and its aftermath in Turkey! You can also access our special forum on the same topic by visiting Volume 13:1 on...